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INFORMATION, THANK YOU

New York Times, Sunday, September 16, 1945

Author: Harriot T. Cooke
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 609 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
Harriot T. Cooke has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 188
Across Down
1. Mao's vis-à-vis. : CHIANG
7. Indefinitely, several. : TEN
10. Chess piece. : ROOK
14. Nylon necessities. : CHUTES
20. Chief town, N. Shan States. : LASHIO
21. Pub drink. : ALE
22. Alluvial land: Scot. : MERSE
23. Fill with air. : AERATE
24. Detective Lupin. : ARSENE
25. Mirthfulness. : JOVIALITY
27. Algonquin Indians. : MIAMIS
28. News agency founded 1851. : REUTERS
30. Serfdom. : PEONAGE
31. Quarters. : BILLETS
32. Wooden mold. : AME
33. Rallying song since 1871. : INTERNATIONAL
36. Black ___. : SEA
37. "Lucy ___," woman using maiden name after marriage. : STONER
40. Advocate of the wooden horse. : SINON
41. Badly placed. : ILLSET
44. Famous stable: Greek myth. : AUGEAN
46. Longest Swiss river. : AAR
47. Noted Oxford physician (1815–1900). : ACLAND
48. Turkoman of Bokhara. : ERSAR
51. Churchill ___, well-known racetrack. : DOWNS
53. Away from the wind. : ALEE
54. Tokyo in Perry's day. : YEDDO
58. Wearers of Bronze button. : VETS
59. Trees yielding dyes. : ALDERS
61. Natives of Zagreb. : CROATS
63. Husband of Octavia. : NERO
64. Mlle. Curie. : EVE
65. "Oft in the ___ night."—Moore. : STILLY
66. Myths: Fr. : LEGENDES
68. Utters: Colloq. : SEZ
69. Bugle calls. : REVEILLES
71. Name meaning flaxen-haired. : LINUS
72. Sandy. : ARENOSE
74. Income from real estate. : RENTALS
75. "Iphigenia in ___." : AULIS
76. Dedicates a monument. : UNVEILS
77. Libyan port. : BENGASI
78. Pas-de-Calais capital. : ARRAS
79. Doubtful. : UNCERTAIN
81. Wearer of half-inch gold stripe: Abbr. : ENS
82. Plato's subject. : REPUBLIC
84. City on Maine river. : ANGERS
85. Tetranitroaniline. : TNA
86. Harry Lauder. : SCOT
88. Basked. : SUNNED
89. Meets. : INCURS
90. Rangoon is its capital. : PEGU
91. Jean de Reszke. : TENOR
93. Sleepers. : TIES
94. Warning of doom. : KNELL
95. Fannie ___, novelist. : HURST
96. Superior. : SENIOR
98. Tabby. : CAT
99. Volcanic island, 2,000 mi. W. of Chile. : EASTER
102. Legendary Gaelic poet. : OSSIAN
103. Salted: Fr. : SALEE
105. Head ornaments. : TIARAS
107. Son of Benjamin: Gen. 46-21. : ARD
109. Bad habit of childhood. : ANSWERINGBACK
112. ___ Khan. : AGA
115. Cargo. : LADINGS
118. Stage direction. : REENTER
119. Relative. : KINSMAN
122. Genus of honeysuckle. : ABELIA
123. Rejects. : DISMISSES
125. Inherent. : NATIVE
126. Mardi Gras celebrant. : MASKER
127. Dutch painter. : STEEN
128. Clapping hands to music. : TAL
129. Humperdinck heroine. : GRETEL
130. Where Rideau Canal is. : OTTAWA
131. Letters. : CEES
132. Hang a picture high. : SKY
133. "The thundersmitten." : SEMELE
1. A. R. C.'s ___ Barton. : CLARA
2. Custom abolished by Ataturk. : HAREM
3. Points of difference. : ISSUES
4. Inundation season, Egyptian calendar. : AHET
5. Number of Muses. : NINE
6. War criminal. : GOERING
7. Dervish's cap. : TAJ
8. Leave without notice. : ELOPE
9. City in center of France. : NEVERS
10. Story-teller. : RELATOR
11. ___ of Species.—Darwin. : ORIGIN
12. Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEO
13. U. S. lawyer (1780–1843). : KEY
14. Queen of Volsci. : CAMILLA
15. Tabu salute. : HEIL
16. Where Telpos Iz is. : URAL
17. Most unexciting. : TAMEST
18. Eaglestone. : ETITE
19. Hurry!: Shakespeare. : SESSA
22. Procrastinators' favorites. : MANANAS
26. Hellenic peoples. : IONIANS
29. Ko-ko's weapon. : SNEE
31. Nijinsky. : BALLETDANCER
34. Friend of David Copperfield. : TRADDLES
35. "Those ___ barks of yore."—Poe. : NICEAN
38. Pagodas. : TAAS
39. Pronoun. : OUR
42. Curve of plank. : SNY
43. M. P. : EDEN
45. Carols. : NOELS
47. Agaves. : ALOES
48. Continuously. : EVER
49. Low bow. : REVERENCE
50. He gave away his birthday. : STEVENSON
52. Crooked. : WRY
53. His eyes decorate peacock's tail. : ARGUS
55. Ravager. : DESOLATER
56. Outstanding work of Red Cross. : DRESSINGS
57. Soft mud. : OOZE
59. Books needing revision. : ATLASES
60. Residents of imaginary country. : LILLIPUTIANS
61. Alpine peak pierced by tunnel. : CENIS
62. Tennis players. : SERVERS
65. Guitar. : SITAR
66. State emblem of New Hampshire. : LILAC
67. Observers. : SEERS
70. Chang's twin (1811–74). : ENG
71. Sensational. : LURID
73. Stage of insect life. : NIT
75. Silk city on the Rhone. : ARLES
76. Hoofed mammals. : UNGULATA
77. Most. : BEST
78. Character down Pine Ridge. : ABNER
79. Pawnbroker. : UNCLE
80. Sea mile: Austral. : NAUT
83. Dr. Taylor's concern. : UNIONS
84. Chemical suffix. : ANE
87. Buffet. : TOSS
89. Aims. : INTENTS
90. Aqua ___. : PURA
92. Legal matter. : RES
94. U.S.S.R. President. : KALININ
95. Pronoun. : HER
97. Gold-laden British ship sunk in Pacific. : NIAGARA
98. Lenten seasons: Fr. : CAREMES
100. What Elmer Davis said Europe is. : SICK
101. Winnings. : TAKINGS
102. Most bizarre. : ODDEST
103. Partridge. : SEESEE
104. Casts out. : EGESTS
106. Rich old fabric. : SAMITE
107. Scene of Santa Ana's treachery. : ALAMO
108. Atlantic port of Morocco : RABAT
110. Inscribe. : WRITE
111. Dawn. : BREAK
113. Sam Rayburn's weapon. : GAVEL
114. Consecrate. : ANELE
116. ___ Chase, author of "Past Imperfect." : ILKA
117. Siamese measure: Var. : NIEW
120. Nostril. : NARE
121. Bunch of bananas. : STEM
123. Bronze cross with eagle. : DSC
124. Tinker in "Taming of the Shrew." : SLY

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 55 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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